Home

Navigation
Home
Climbing
Forums
Area Photos
Search
Search Climbs
Search Photos
Search Forums
Submissions
Add a Climb
Add an Area Photo
Quick Links
Rock Climbing Areas
Rock Climbing Photos
Ice Climbing Areas
Ice Climbing Photos
Gyms
Gym Photos
Bouldering Areas
Bouldering Photos
Artificial Walls
Artificial Wall Photos
User Links
Register
Today's Posts
Calendar
FAQ
Korea Links
Weather
Train Schedule
Korea Travel
Climbs by Province
Jeju-Do Jeollanam-Do Jeollabuk-Do Gyeongseongnam-Do Gyeongsangbuk-Do Chungcheongbuk-Do Chungcheongnam-Do Gyeonggi-Do Gangwon-Do Province
User Name Password
Calendar | Register | Lost Password?

Go Back   KOTR Forums > Climbing > Climbing Chat

Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 02-24-2009, 09:04 AM
brucethepirate brucethepirate is offline
Seorak Sender
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 7
Looking for Ice Partners Mar 18-Apr 1

Hello: I'm an experienced Rock/Ice/Alp Climber. I'll be in Kr, based in Seoul Mar 18-April 1. I would like to do both outdoor and indoor (what a novelty!) ice. Never been to Kr before, might be coming here quite often from now on.

-Is there any ice that's still in outdoors?
-Who wants to go climbing with me?
-Where do I find more partners for ice?
-What do I have to bring/what should I rent?

THANKS THANKS THANKS

-Bruce
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Unread 02-24-2009, 04:18 PM
shanja's Avatar
shanja shanja is offline
verticalcult
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Daejeon
Posts: 1,386
Bruce mate, I think you'll be outta luck for outdoor ice - unless there is some still up in the NE corner - but I'll check. Indoor is a good enough substitute, though it gets kinda crowded on weekends. Weekdays are usually very uncrowded at O2 Ice Gym. If I've got time off I'd be in for a session, and there are a few others who'd be up for ice too. At O2 you can rent pretty much everything, but you may as well bring your harness, belay tool and helmet at least. Late March through to June is prime rock season here in Korea too, and if you like some trad, there is a magnificent trad area called Insubong just near O2 Ice Gym (hike in is aboutt 50mins from O2 but same bus/ subway start). No need to haul a trad rack, I think you'd find a partner no worries. I'll be working Sat 21 March, but should be free the weekend after, and maybe on Fridays also.
__________________
quem deus perdere vult, primus dementat
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Unread 02-25-2009, 04:24 PM
nationalpickleday's Avatar
nationalpickleday nationalpickleday is offline
Danielle: peek-a-boo anticipation
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Anyang. Gyeonggi-do.
Posts: 114
partners, no problem!

Bruce, you'll have a buffet of keen and passionate climbers when you arrive! Ice is out almost already. It is getting warmer as we speak. I know of at least 30 people who make it out to climb every weekend, albeit scattered over the country. My boyfriend lives in Seoul and he (we) is (are) always looking for other partners! Bring your rock rack.

you can catch another glimse of climbing in Korea on my blog.

www.dirtbagstyle.blogspot.com
__________________
cada camino es otro destino. todo depende de cual quieres tomar.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump





All times are GMT +9. The time now is 06:14 AM.


Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.